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Sculpt

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Sculpt

It's easy to spot the Cristobel Balenciaga influence on Turkish sisters Ece and Ayce Ege! Their designs, under the moniker "Dice Kayek" started with a collection of crisp, white blouses and grew from there. Now based in Paris and the talk of the fashion industry, the sisters have been designing brilliantly sculpted, feminine and flirty pieces for close to 15 years.    Dice Kayek-       Balenciaga- 1960s

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Prints Quinn

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Prints Quinn

I am utterly smitten with designer Richard Quinn (and clearly I'm in good company- so Queen Elizabeth!). London based, he is known for his innovative use of bold prints. He's also a fan of 1980s Mugler, so he's got great taste in vintage himsef!  In many of his designs I'm immediately reminded of the 1950s-60s coordinating dress and coat ensemble. I adore the ensembles with mis-matched prints as well- and the runway looks are brilliantly innovative!    You can shop floral prints (vintage, of course) on the site here.   Past-   Quinn-

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FLASH SALE! 50% off---- Code SPRINGTIME50

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Flash sale- 50% off EVERYTHING!!!!Use this link, will apply coupon code for you (or use code SPRINGTIME50). ----------> https://dorotheas-closet-vintage.myshopify.com/discount/SPRINGTIME50  

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1970s. Designer. Fashion.

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Several new 1970s designer pieces added to the website last night- including Victor Costa and Diane Von Furstenburg. And a shocking piece gown w/ rhinestones that would kill at holiday parties! Click below to shop. 

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Purple Ceil Chapman! From the Archives

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Purple Ceil Chapman! From the Archives

One of the best Ceil Chapman dresses I've ever had, in a smashing shade of purple! Ceil was one of Marilyn Monroe's favorite designers, and one can easily see why.  

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